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Modern Growth Theory

Dipankar Dasgupta


This book is about growth theory, an important subject taught as a part of economic theory. It introduces the literature on growth and inequality and examines Charles Jones’s views on growth economics. This book examines key economic issues ranging from long-run growth to taxation policies for growth, growth and infrastructure, human capital formation, intuitive as well as rigorous development of optimal control theory using undergraduate mathematical tools, and a unified theoretical framework to help students shift their focus from old growth theory to modern growth theory. The book also pres ... More

Keywords: Charles Jones, growth theory, economic theory, growth economics, inequality, taxation, infrastructure, human capital, optimal control theory, India

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780198069966
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069966.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Dipankar Dasgupta, author
Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata